Music • Art • Theater • Events
NEW CASTLE, Colorado – Tonice Jones & Co. will play from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Burning Mountain Park for the Music in the Park series.Everyone is invited to bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the festivities. No glass is allowed, but dogs on leashes are welcome.Burning Mountain Park, 100 block of Main Street, New Castle Info: Sharon Rather, 984-2311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CARBONDALE – Thunder River Theatre Co. presents “The Trip to Bountiful,” starringJulia Whitcombe, 81, as Carrie Watts, and directed by Lon Winston.”The Trip to Bountiful” tells the story of an elderly woman who wants to return home to the small town where she grew up, but is stymied by her daughterin-law (Valerie Haugen) and an overprotective son (Brad Moore).Performance dates are June 17, 18, June 24, 25, June 30, July 1, 2.All curtain times are 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on June 26.For more information: http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com.
Centennial Concert SeriesRIFLE – The second of four live, free music concerts at the new amphitheater in Centennial Park begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, featuring music by The Filthy Rich Band.Bring a picnic, lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol or glass allowed in the park. Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., Rifle
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Oil paintings by Tara Charlesworth of Rifle, ranging from abstract to impressionism, on display through July 1.The Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery, 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Info: 947-0947.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Abstract artist Michael Raaum’s next exhibit of life-inspired abstractions, titled “House of Dreams,” on display through July 27.CMC Gallery, 831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Info: 947-8367.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Watercolor painter Jane Seglum is the featured guest artist for June.Gallery 809, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Info: 945-0809
CARBONDALE – Bull riding, barrel racing and steer roping show off Western heritage.The rodeo is every Thursday through Aug. 18 at the Gus Darian Riding Arena. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., followed by a slack competition, which counts toward the buckle contest and nightly contest. Carbondale Wild West Rodeo, Gus Darian Riding Arena, one mile east of downtown on County Road 100 (Catherine Store Road). Info: http://www.carbondalerodeo.com.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A free showing of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” marking the film’s 25th anniversary, in the parking lot at Glenwood Adventure Co. Bring a chair or blankets. Lot opens at 8:30 p.m., movie starts at dusk.Glenwood Adventure Co., 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Info: 945-7529.
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